The part-time MBA program offered by the College of Business
and Economics (CBE) has been recognized as the nation’s 12th
strongest, and second-best in the Mid-Atlantic region, in a survey by Bloomberg Businessweek.
The magazine ranked Lehigh’s program 15th
nationally and third in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2011.
The survey is conducted every other year by the magazine’s
editors, who analyze academic data and ask recent graduate about their MBA
This is the fourth consecutive time Lehigh has been ranked
by the magazine as one of the highest performing part-time MBA programs at the
national and regional levels.
The survey results were released November 7.
According to the editors, 78 programs from across the United
States were ranked. Each had to meet a number of eligibility requirements in
order to participate, such as GMAT scores, graduation completion rates, and
length of professional work experience. Each program also had to be accredited
by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Eleven programs were ranked in the Mid-Atlantic region,
which includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the
District of Columbia.
Lehigh’s College of Business and Econ0mics offers the only
AACSB-accredited part-time MBA program in the Lehigh Valley.
For more information on the rankings, visit Bloomberg
Businessweek’s ranking website. A profile of Lehigh’s part-time program can
be seen here.